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Kwame Raoul

Democratic — Senator — District 13
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Kwame Raoul represents Senate District 13 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of 13 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1143 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of six bills

2006 274693.0
2008 242641.1
2010 302940.89
2012 189777.49

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 13th District
    123 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-5338
    Fax: 217-558-6006
  • District Office:

    1509 E. 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL  60615
    Phone: 773-363-1996
    Fax: 773-681-7166



News and Blog Coverage

Yikes, man

* Whew… "He could say he wants to put me in slavery! Should I meet him halfway?" @KwameRaoul on @GovRauner bargaining 4 Turnaround Agenda @wlsam890 — Bill Cameron (@billjcameron) October 8, 2015 Sen. Raoul is not generally known for such outbursts. The vitriol is really spreading fast.

Department of Juvenile Justice Unveils Its Strategic Operating Plan for 2015 - Governor Rauner attends in support of the Department

Chicago – On Friday afternoon, Governor Bruce Rauner joined the Director of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ), Candice Jones, at an event to unveil the Department’s operational plan to reduce recidivism of juvenile offenders. Also in attendance: Illinois State Senator Kwame Raoul, 13th District;Illinois State Representative, Elaine Nekritz, ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 802

    Dominican Republic-Haitians

  • SB 2148


  • SB 2146

    Il College Promise Program

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  • SB 2149

    Inc Tx-Education Credit

  • SB 2145

    Min Wage-Income Tax Credit

  • SB 2147

    Healthy Workplace Act

Recent Votes

SB 1854


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3762.0
•••No: 1627.0
•••Other: 610.0
SB 763


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4271.0
•••No: 1016.0
•••Other: 711.0
SB 2046

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3661.0
•••No: 1932.0
•••Other: 46.0
SB 163

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
HB 1


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4474.0
•••No: 1118.0
•••Other: 46.0
SB 163


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 758.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 541.0
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